Taiwan submits letter of intent to join AIIB

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/31
By: Tseng Ying-yu, Lawrence Chiu and Lilian Wu

Taipei, March 31 (CNA) Taiwan has sent out a letter of intent on joining the proposed China-led 36807087Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Foreign Affairs Minister David Lin (林永樂) said Tuesday.

The letter of intent was sent at around 7 p.m., Lin said. Tuesday is the last day for interested parties to apply for founding membership of the proposed regional bank.

Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) said it would be best for Taiwan to join the AIIB under the name of the Republic of China, although he also said that it is not yet time to talk about the name designation.     [FULL  STORY]

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